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Plaza Playacar

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Address: Paseo Xama-ha Mza. 25 Fracc. 4 col. Fracc. Playacar F-2, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-873-00-06
Description: Plaza Playacar is a Mexican-Colonial styled shopping mall that reflects...
Plaza Playacar is a Mexican-Colonial styled shopping mall that reflects the Mexican spirit in every corner and is the favorite plaza for guests of the main hotels at Playacar. Visitors who come shopping can be sure that they are buying guaranteed and authentic products.Plaza Playacar offers a wide array of goods: from regional handcrafts, through an excellent variety of Caribbean clothes as well as the finest pieces of jewelry of international trademarks.
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Nice mall but nothing much different than what you would find in the states. I expected more than what this mall has to offer.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Nice mall but nothing much different than what you would find in the states. I expected more than what this mall has to offer.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This "shopping mall" only has a Starbucks and a lot of overpriced mexican souvenirs. We were planning on spending a couple of hours there but ended up leaving after 20 minutes. Go to the Quinta Avenida area instead.

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Edmonton, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Plaza was only a couple minutes walk from my resort and had several interesting shops to peruse through for an afternoon. Unlike the local 5th Ave, the vendors here don't harass you as much and instead are more relaxed which means shopping isn't a tedious experience, unless you enjoy the thrill. I also found it to be safer due... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Unlike 5th av, here you feel safe. There is a good amount of shops, prices are pretty high but not even close to the hotelshop. I recommend a visit! If you try you might get a good discount...

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Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went to plaza by taxi 70 pesos about $9.00 us just a regular shopping plaza with things overpriced but at the end of the plaza was more tours and a ferry that would take you to Cancun but didn't have time for that but still an experience to see.

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Chania Town, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

it has some shops but the people there are try very hard to sell you staff! never buy something with the first offer some of them do a good discount! they have cheaper ciggarete than the hotel!

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Winnipeg
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It was very handy to have a small mall located across the street from the Viva Wyndham Maya. For those that don't want the hassle of heading into Playa del Carmen, this is helpful to be able to quickly shop for snacks and souvenirs. However, like everything else in this area - it's a little more expensive.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We visited Plaza Playacar a few times during our two week stay and we did actually buy a few souvenirs and we also used Maya Tours to book our trips. There are maybe 10 to 15 shops and then a few stalls, they don't hassle you too much, certainly nowhere near like in (5th Avenue) Playa Del Carmen anyway. There's... More 

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Dallas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Nothing really special at the Plaza playacar. Like anywhere else around, same ole stuff. It's something to check out if you're in Playacar.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stay away from this poor excuse of a tourist shopping plaza. Complete rip off, actually threatened to call Police claiming we broke something in a store we didn't even go into.STAY AWAY....FAR AWAY! Scared the family from ever coming back to Mexico who needs that garbage when traveling....nice job

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